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[Cob] cob vs adobeLeslie Moyer Unschooler at atlasok.com
Sun Jun 29 14:49:57 PDT 2008
I think if "longevity" is your primary goal, then going with regular clay bricks or firebricks fired at high temperatures might be the best solution. --Leslie Mary Lou McFarland wrote: > I was thinking that once you had your adobe over the sand form then you could top it with a good deal of clay straw and let that set then finish off with the cob or cob sculpture. I think that the straw clay would absorb any uneven contraction as the top cob dried and there would be fewer concerns as the adobe would already be dried and less prone to cracking that way. > > If I go to the effort of building my own oven I want to insure it's longevity, so want to consider every aspect. > > Mary Lou > _________________________________________________________________ > Windows Live Hotmail is giving away Zunes. Enter for your chance to win. > http://www.windowslive-hotmail.com/ZuneADay/?locale=en-US&ocid=TXT_TAGLM_Mobile_Zune_V3 > _______________________________________________ > Coblist mailing list > Coblist at deatech.com > http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist > >
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